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Menzies returns to coaching after a two-year absence. (UMKC)

UMKC announces new head coach for men’s basketball

Cristian Martinez
April 26, 2022

The athletic departments has officially announced Marvin Menzies will serve as the new men’s basketball head coach following the departure of Billy Donlon. Menzies started his career with Santa Monica Community College as an assistant head coach. He went on to work under...

The impact of the Tyreek Hill trade for the Chiefs

The impact of the Tyreek Hill trade for the Chiefs

Cristian Martinez
April 5, 2022

In an unexpected move, the Kansas City Chiefs traded away star wideout Tyreek Hill to the Miami Dolphins. In return, Kansas City received five picks. These include a 2022 first, second and fourth-round pick. They will also receive a 2023 fourth and sixth-round pick.  In...

Women’s basketball: Kansas Citys second quarter collapse leads to loss against Northern Iowa

Women’s basketball: Kansas City’s second quarter collapse leads to loss against Northern Iowa

Cristian Martinez
March 21, 2022

After being selected into the WNIT tournament, the Kansas City Roos bowed out quickly after losing to the Northern Iowa Panthers 75-58.  Senior guard Naomie Alnatas led the team once again in scoring, totaling 24 points in 35 minutes. She also provided three steals,...

The Roos will continue their postseason play in the Womens National Invitation Tournament. (Julia Kapros/Roo News)

Women’s basketball: Summit League Tournament ends abruptly for Roos, key players set to return

Cristian Martinez
March 15, 2022

Kansas City’s record-breaking season ended on a harsh note when the South Dakota Coyotes knocked the Roos out of the Summit League Tournament.  After defeating North Dakota State 81-74, the Roos lost significantly to the Coyotes by a 81-67 margin. Offensively, Kansas...

The Kansas City Roos walk off the court during a Saturday evening matchup. (Julia Kapros/Roo News)

Women’s basketball: Kansas City battles North Dakota State in opening round of conference tournament

Cristian Martinez
March 6, 2022

The Kansas City Roos will travel to Sioux Falls for the Summit League Tournament to face North Dakota State on March 6 at 3 p.m. Under coach Jacie Hoyt, the Roos have had one of their best seasons. She led her team to a 22-7 record, tied for the most wins since 1991-1992. Even...

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